arc of Lowitz

arc of Lo·​witz
-ˈlōˌvits
: a rare halo extending obliquely downward and inward from a 22 degree parhelion

Word History

Etymology

after Johann Tobias Lowitz †1804 German-born Russian chemist

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“Arc of Lowitz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arc%20of%20Lowitz. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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